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Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Blog Hop + Giveaway

by May Park-

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Hello, and welcome to the Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Kit Blog Hop. If you came from the fabulous Mariana’s blog, you are right on track! Today the creative team girls are sharing some amazing projects to celebrate the release of November My Monthly Hero Kit.

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I decided to play with small, fun images from the Mini Christmas stamp set which is one of optional add-on items from this month’s kit. I just wanted to show you that sometimes you don’t need to color in all the images to create a card. You still can achieve the finished look with some images uncolored like my card above. If you love stamping, but not good at coloring like me, this design can be your go-to cardmaking formula.

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How to Create a Holiday Card using Small Images

  1. Make an A2 size top folding card out of Hero Arts Snow Layering Papers.
  2. Draw pencil lines 0.25″ inside from the edges of the card front using a ruler.
  3. Mask off the outside the lines using some sticky notes.
  4. Stamp the images from the Hero Arts Mini Christmas stamp set with Hero Arts Intense black ink and remove the sticky notes. (Make sure to stamp the large images first and fill in the gap with small images.)
  5. Color the images with Copic markers and add some dots on the trees using Sakura Glaze White Pen. Then erase the pencil lines.
  6. Stamp the sentiment from the Hero Arts Christmas Messages stamp set with VersaMark watermark ink on a piece of red cardstock.
  7. Heat emboss the sentiment with Hero Arts white embossing powder.
  8. Die cut a tag using Hero Arts Numer It Stamp & Cut and pop it up using foam tape on the card front.

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Depending on what color combo you choose for your images, you can create a various look on your card. As you can see, I used the traditional holiday colors, red and green, for my first card. It can look so boring at some point as we see way too many reds/greens leading up to the holiday season. Then don’t be afraid to go with non-traditional colors to get a fresh look for your card design. mmh1116-november-kit-2This month’s kit includes:

  • A 4″x6″ clear stamp set
  • A set of 13 dies for creating diamond-shaped ornaments and embellishments
  • A VersaMark ink cube
  • White Puff embossing powder
  • 10 half sheets of vellum cardstock
  • 2 half sheets of each cardstock: metallic red, metallic blue and patterned
  • Ornament hooks and more!

The November My Monthly Hero Kit is available in limited quantities, and I know they are going to go quickly. Grab yours right HERE, before they are gone! The kit value is $60, and Hero Arts has an amazing deal at $34.99. There are several optional add-on items:

Hero Arts Little Messages Stamp & Cut
Hero Arts Little Messages Stamp & Cut
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SSS | HA | EH
Hero Arts Number It Stamp & Cut
Hero Arts Number It Stamp & Cut
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SSS | HA | EH
Hero Arts Mini Christmas Stamp Set
Hero Arts Mini Christmas Stamp Set
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SSS | HA | EH
Hero Arts Holiday Words Stencil
Hero Arts Holiday Words Stencil
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SSS | HA | EH

Giveaway

Hero Arts is giving away one November My Monthly Hero Kit to one lucky winner. Leave your comments across all of the blogs in the hop by Sunday, November 13 at 11:59pm PT, and the winner will be announced the following week.

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Blog Hop

It is now time to head on over to the amazing Amy’s blog to see what creation she has to inspire you all. Thanks so much for stopping by. Happy hopping!

The Hero Arts Blog
Jennifer McGuire
Yana Smakula
Mariana Grigsby
May Park (you’re here!)
Amy Tsuruta
Clare Prezzia
Ilina Crouse
Laura Bassen
Heather Ruwe
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Shari Carroll at Simon Says Stamp
Julie Ebersole at Ellen Hutson’s CLASSroom
Libby Hickson

Supplies 

I have listed the supplies I used below. I participate in several affiliate programs including Simon Says Stamp(SSS), Ellen Hutson(EH) and Hero Arts(HA). Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you where possible. Thank you so much for your support.

Hero Arts Mini Christmas Stamp Set
Hero Arts Mini Christmas Stamp Set
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Hero Arts Number It Stamp & Cut
Hero Arts Number It Stamp & Cut
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SSS | HA | EH
Hero Arts Christmas Messages Stamp Set
Hero Arts Christmas Messages Stamp Set
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SSS | HA | EH
Tim Holtz Tonic Paper Trimmer
Tim Holtz Tonic Paper Trimmer
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Hero Arts White Embossing Powder
Hero Arts White Embossing Powder
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Hero Arts Embossing Gun
Hero Arts Embossing Gun
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Versamark Watermark Ink
Versamark Watermark Ink
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Double-Sided Foam Tape
Double-Sided Foam Tape
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Inkadinkado Embossing Magic Powder Bag
Inkadinkado Embossing Magic Powder Bag
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Cuttlebug Die-Cut Machine
Cuttlebug Die-Cut Machine
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Hero Arts Snow Layering Papers
Hero Arts Snow Layering Papers
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Copic Sketch Markers
Copic Sketch Markers
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Hero Arts Intense Black Ink
Hero Arts Intense Black Ink
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Sakura Glaze White Pen
Sakura Glaze White Pen
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3M Post It Notes
3M Post It Notes
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SSS

233 Comments

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    […] Hero Arts Blog (you are here!) Jennifer McGuire Yana Smakula Mariana Grigsby May Park Amy Tsuruta Clare Prezzia Ilina Crouse Laura Bassen Heather Ruwe Jessica Frost-Ballas Shari Carroll […]

    04 . Dec . 2016
  2. Heather Kennedy

    Super Cute!

    14 . Nov . 2016
  3. olgadirektorenko

    Those cards with tiny colored images are just super adorable!

    12 . Nov . 2016
  4. Laurie

    OMG!! So cute! I was just looking at this set with it’s tiny images and was wondering what you would do with it. I love what you did-the design, the colors. Perfect!

    12 . Nov . 2016
  5. Jenny D

    That is so cute! I love it!

    12 . Nov . 2016
  6. Amy O

    This is a fantastic idea, and so well executed! Love it!

    11 . Nov . 2016
  7. Kristina Mullen

    Those mini Christmas images are just darling!

    11 . Nov . 2016
  8. Terri Makely

    So adorable and looks like it was fun to do.

    11 . Nov . 2016

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